First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Delayed Data
As of 12:46pm ET
 -2.39 / -2.02%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+2.69% 3 years+40.95%
3 months+15.92% 5 years+26.07%
1 year+54.23% Since inception+22.60%
Data through 04/01/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$118.23
Open day’s range114.75 – 118.17
Net asset value (NAV)118.23 (03/31/2015)
Daily volume209,829
Average volume (3 months)250,481
Data as of 12:46pm ET, 04/01/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+26.07%+22.29%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.221.51
Net assets$2.9B$1.7B
Average market cap$9.5B$32.9B
Average P/E24.926.3
Dividend / Share--0.21%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PCYC Pharmacyclics Inc4.61%
ICPT Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc4.57%
NVAX Novavax Inc4.18%
CLDX Celldex Therapeutics Inc3.91%
BIIB Biogen3.61%
INCY Incyte Corp3.59%
SGEN Seattle Genetics Inc3.59%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc3.49%
UTHR United Therapeutics Corp3.42%
Q Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc3.39%

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